Ladipoe is a highly talented rapper and songwriter from Nigeria, with a unique style that has captivated audiences worldwide. Born Ladipo Eso on April 29, he is a native of Ilesa, Osun State, Nigeria. He had his primary and secondary education in Nigeria before relocating to the USA for his university education, where he majored in Biology & Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the life and career of Ladipoe, covering his biography, career, achievements, social media, net worth, songs, albums, and EPs.
|Birth Name||Ladipo Eso|
|Birthday||29 April 1992|
|Birthplace||Lagos State, Nigeria|
|Education||University of North Carolina at Pembroke (Biology & Chemistry)|
|Career||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Pianist|
|Record Label||Mavin Records|
|Major Hit||“Feeling” ft. Bnxn|
|Albums||“Talk About Poe” (2019)|
|EPs||“T.A.P” (Talk About Poe), “Revival Sunday”, “Providence” (2022)|
|Awards||Best Rap Single at the 2021 Headies, City People Music Awards, and more|
|Social Media||Instagram: 772,000+ followers|
|Notable Works||“Know You” ft. Simi, “Feeling” ft. Buju, “Man Already”, “Jaiye”, “Are You Down”|
|Others||Judge on Hennessy Vs. Class of 2022, co-founded a group known as Lyrically alongside his friends Kurt and Jeffrey|
Ladipoe was born on 29 April 1992 in Lagos State, Nigeria. He is a native of Ilesa, Osun State. His passion for music started during his university days in the United States, where he co-founded a group known as Lyrically, alongside his friends Kurt and Jeffrey. Ladipoe’s mother introduced him to Tec, one of the members of the SDC group. However, not much is known about his family background. He announced the birth of his first child in 2021, but the identity of the baby’s mother remains a mystery.
Ladipoe is a successful rapper, singer, songwriter, and pianist. In 2017, he was signed to Mavin Records, a music label owned by Don Jazzy. Apparently, Ladipoe was the first rapper to be signed by the record label since its major rebranding from Mo’Hits in 2012. Ladipoe’s signing to the label made him join the likes of Rema, Ayra Starr, Magixx, Korede Bello, Crayon, Johnny Drille, and Spice as artists under the label.
Ladipoe’s music career started gaining traction with the release of the hit songs “Feel Alright” alongside Show Dem Camp (SDC) and “Jaiye” in 2019. He rose to fame with his smash hit song “Feeling” in 2021, featuring singer Bnxn, which peaked at the first spot three different times on the TurnTable Top 50 chart. His music career has been riddled with challenges commonly associated with the rap genre in Nigeria. Ladipoe revealed in one of his major interviews that he was told rap had lost meaning in the country, which prompted his release of the smash hit “Feeling” in 2021.
Aside from being a singer and a rapper, he is one of the judges of Hennessy Vs. Class of 2022, a platform that showcases rap talents. He has worked with other top music talents over the years, including Simi on the song “Know You,” and he featured Falz and Yemi Alade on the song “Marry Me” in 2014. His first album “Talk About Poe” was released in 2019, and in 2022, he launched the Providence EP, which has been quite a revelation in the industry.
Ladipoe’s achievements in the music industry are remarkable. He is one of the few young rappers cashing out big time from the genre. In 2021, his song “Feeling” featuring Bnxn became a sensation not only in the Nigerian music space but also across other countries in Africa. He has been nominated for and won several awards, including the Best Rap Single at the 2021 Headies, City People Music Awards, and more.
Ladipoe has a strong social media presence, with over 700,000 followers on Instagram. He is one of the front-runners of the new the new music world.
SONGS & EPs
here’s a list of some of Ladipoe’s popular songs:
- “Know You” ft. Simi
- “Feeling” ft. Buju
- “Man Already”
- “Are You Down”
Ladipoe has also released a few EPs, including:
- “T.A.P” (Talk About Poe)
- “Revival Sunday”
Ladipoe has been nominated for a few awards, including The Headies (Nigeria’s biggest music award ceremony). In 2021, he won the award for “Best Rap Single” for his song “Know You” ft. Simi.